Suicide

Post image for Marpi Point, 800 Japanese Commit Suicide During The Battle For Saipan.

On June 15 1944, 8000 US Marines invaded Saipan and began offensive operations against the Japanese troops firmly ensconced in hidden redoubts all over the island. When troops pushed the population into a corner, 8000 of them jumped off these 800 foot cliffs in suicidal falls. Entire families lined up and they pushed each other […]

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25 Suicides At Hill AFB In 4 Years

by Daniel Russ on March 9, 2010

“Utah’s Hill Air Force Base has hired a psychologist and others to deal with a rash of suicides, mostly among civilians complaining of harsh working conditions. Ogden Air Logistics Center commander Maj. Gen. Andrew Busch says two civilians and an airman have committed suicide this year. A Hill spokesman says that brings to at least […]

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Army Suicide Rate Out Of Control

December 17, 2009

“The Army released suicide data for the month of November today. Among active-duty soldiers, there were 12 potential suicides, all of which are pending determination of the manner of death. For October, the Army reported 16 potential suicides among active-duty soldiers. Since the release of that report, three have been confirmed as suicides, and 13 remain under investigation. […]

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